Category: Book Review

Public Administration

Reviews 2015 Reviewed by Caner Bakir After the onset of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II asked economists at the London School of Economics in November 2008, ‘Why did no one see it coming?’...

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Cayman Financial Review

Cayman Financial Review October 31, 2014 Reviewed by Warren Coats “The United States has had 14 banking crises over the past 180 years! Canada, which shares not only a 2,000-miles border with the United States but also a common...

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Cato Journal

Cato Journal September 22, 2014 Reviewed by Vern McKinley Charles Calomiris and Stephen Haber have taken on a big task in their book, Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit. Their goal is to...

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The Independent

The Independent March 21, 2014 Reviewed by Vicky Pryce Politicians here and elsewhere have made their name by attacking bankers’ greed, other countries’ mistakes, globalisation, deregulation, central bankers’...

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Journal of Regulation and Risk

Journal of Regulation and Risk Volume VI, Issue I – Spring, 2014 Reviewed by Alex J. Pollock Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit, by Charles Calomiris and Stephen Haber, combining their...

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Financial World

Financial World April 2014 Reviewed by Andrew Hilton Charles Calomiris is a financial economist at Columbia. Stephen Haber is a political scientist at Stanford. Both are fairly robust free marketers, associated with the American...

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